Didier Deschamps turns 51 on Tuesday and, obviously, this is not the birthday he wished for. It's been a tough 10 days for the France head coach. First and foremost, his team didn't secure qualification for the 2020 European Championships. A win against Turkey at home on Monday would have been enough, but they didn't take their chances, conceded a late goal on a set piece -- their consistent weakness -- and the doubts about their strength in depth are creeping back in.
On top of that, add a...
Former Arsenal and Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech made his competitive ice hockey debut on Sunday, helping the Guildford Phoenix win on a penalty shootout save.
The 37-year-old is a big fan of the sport and said he it was a dream to play in a game after his retirement from football last year. He signed last week with Guildford, who play National Ice Hockey League South 2.
Petr Cech can do it all 🏒 ⚽️— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) October 13, 2019
He saved two crucial penalties for a shootout win! pic.twitter.com/YB7bv4veiS
"It is kind of a childhood dream to come and play one game, which has [now] happened," said Cech, whose penalty...